Senior Statutory Accountant with Portuguese

HP HUB based in Wroclaw – European Capital of Culture employs more than 500 highly experienced and qualified finance professionals. We are supporting EMEA region in the field of accounting, tax, treasury, audit and financial analysis.
What makes HP Wroclaw HUB unique:

Career development: cross teams and cross regions rotations support
Flexibility: work from home & adjustable working hours
Multinational environment: interaction with people across the world
& multinational teams
High CSR focus numerous Corporate Social Responsibility programs

As Senior Statutory Accountant/Finance Controller for Portugal, you will be a key member of EMEA Statutory Team, preparing set of financial statements in close collaboration with Regional Controller and strong engagement with tax teams.
The EMEA Statutory Team is accountable for ensuring that all business activities are reflected correctly in HP books. This requires close cooperation with business finance teams as well as a thorough understanding of HP complex transaction processing and reporting system environment. Our team is the counterpart for accounting teams in the Finance Shared Services centres as well as for the European and worldwide finance organizations.
Your range of responsibilities will include:

Ensuring compliance with HP’s financial policies and local legal accounting regulations
Playing a key role in closing HP Portuguese books on a monthly basis
Preparation of monthly/quarterly statutory balance sheet reviews and quarterly profit and loss analytical review, including conversion from management GAAP to Country GAAP
Preparation of the annual set of statutory financial statements and applicable notes in accordance with Portuguese GAAP
Supervision of ongoing statutory/tax reviews and dealing with internal
& external auditors
Liaison with local government agencies when needed
Cooperation with third party external providers for all matters requiring external consultancy and support (e.g. actuaries)
Active involvement in local process improvement projects and new system implementations/rollouts as well as merger/acquisition activity

Education and Experience

A university degree with a focus in business or economics
or Master degree in Accounting and auditing/controlling
Min. 10 years of work experience in finance/accounting
Perfect Portuguese and excellent English language skills (oral and written)
Accounting certification: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), ACCA or equivalent are nice to have

Knowledge and Skills required

Strong proven knowledge of US GAAP
Local GAAP and also Portugal Tax law understanding are an asset
Solid SAP experience
Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
Excellent analytical skills
Strong initiative and independence
Excellent communication skills and superior teamwork skills and ability
to influence multiple organizations: business centers, country controllership, tax, treasury organization


Medical insurance
Multisport card
HP contribution in languages courses and professional qualifications
Work life balance

HP is a fortune 100 company, a proven leader in personal systems and printing, delivering innovations that empower people to create, interact, and inspire like never before. We leverage our strong financial position to extend our leadership in traditional markets and invest in exciting new technologies.

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